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Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am EST
be sold. be doing so. >> thank you, caroline. on he u.s. is clamping down tax evasion. urged to s are being participa participate. we have all the details. been talking about it. this could be the end of the ing -- bingeing. >> we are at the turning point they the americans believe $100 billion. u.b.s.. has gone after the department of justice saying you notice,ve given we want you on board and go for voluntary disclosures in terms names of people that you have helped evade taxes and swiss saying guys get on board with this program because don't you potentially face criminal investigation and fines. that s one way of jumping and staying in the u.s. and saying to the authorities look, numbers the names and and it definitely has had an impact. in terms of u.s. assets overseen byswiss banks it has dropped 70% and the americans said yeah swiss bank account and the amount of money. >> this is the disclosure. saying i think you should comply now otherwise they say spying. 14 banks are already involved in criminal investigation and go to the after you sites so you have credit suisse, h
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
on sunday shopping. part of the bitter arguments over how to ease up on taxes in france all still feeling the state's coffers. his dispute with the dresses were soon enough we'll be talking about. in the false and yet today the study although in the newsroom and say hello once again to their product thank you cards like these are the headlines. at that peace is better than the good ol' ukraine's president reacts to protest is stepping up to campaign for the resignation of the campus i'll do anything to an upright ten spots resign thailand's prime minister has more clashes break out today seizing k gas and rubber boats. french prime minister about to come up with a clear at all. lacking something. ukraine where president any cutbacks has reacted to the unrest sparked by his feet and on closer ties with the eu by calling for any peaceful protests this on to clashes in kiev with independence plan is being taken diapers you can see that by anti government protest is it called for general strike. the prime minister says their actions amount to pick it up. he is not correspond to encounter the
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
figure. we are way out of line with countries like france and germany where taxes are much lower. at this stage of the economic recovery, small and medium-sized businesses need cash. they could bust because of lack of cash. it really needs reforming. >> let's talk about small and medium enterprises. what does this institution find here -- need to do to give suffrage to the small and medium enterprises? it needs to be frozen and then reviewed. these smes also need to have access to finance. fillre trying to for orders from overseas, often turning the down because they can't get the working capital. what they need is a business bank. capital ratherve than having to rely purely on equity. other countries have a business bank. the united states, canada, france, italy, germany has a fantastic business bank. very very important. >> we talk about the small and enterprises, the ability to pay taxes is critical. what additional support would hear?ke to do you really think he is going to give you anything in this statement? >> i would hope he would, but the export support area is a critica
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
, detroit needs less government and more freedom. less red tape, less taxes, more money left in detroit. the answer to poverty and unemployment is not another government stimulus. it's simply leaving more money in the hands of those who earned it. today i'm here to introduce something i call economic freedom zones. this is a bill that will be introduced next week in washington. these freedom zones will dramatically re"uce tax and red tape so detroit businesses can grow and throb. he called his plan a conservative war on poverty. it's time we revisit some of the ideas of jack kemp and expand upon them. the bill that i will introduce, will introduce power and freedom zone. this political lower personal and corporate income taxes in detroit to 5%. my bill will lower the payroll tax, 2% for the employees, 2% for the employers. economic freedom zones will cut out the red tape that keeps new businesses from starting and old businesses from thriving. inside these ozones will suspend the capital gains tax. we will allow all small businesses to deduct most of what they invest in the first year o
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am EST
japanese companies can stay competitive under his policies. regarding the corporate tax starting next fiscal year, we decided to reduce by 2.4% and we will be moving forward with reviews and studies on how corporate tax should be in order for japanese companies to stay competitive. thee will have a more from exclusive interview throughout the program. >> ukraine. protesters have flooded the streets of the capital among speculation that the president is going to sign up to a russian trade bloc. david tweed is there. angela merkel must be keeping a close eye on that. >> i want to give you an idea on how much of the german media and political establishment -- i want to show the right side the newspaper. this is the picture on the front and is also on the front of several other national newspapers that the statue of lenin was toppled late last night. and then decapitated. this is a big issue for angela merkel. last week, the german foreign with the president will stop some of the opposition of the coalition is quite well known. he's a former world champion boxer. the interesting thing is
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
another massive package including more than $50 billion in spending to help offset sales tax hike. >>> mario draghi should be holding fire, despite the recent drop in inflation. investors eyeing the ecb's economic staff projections. >>> and i told you so. british chancellor george osborne may have reason to gloat. >>> and china's financial institutions are warning against trading bitcoins as the bank admits while there are risks, it could still use the currency. >> announcer: you're watching "worldwide exchange," bringing you business news from around the globe. hello. a warm welcome to the program. the government has just unveiled an $18.6 trillion yen stimulus package which includes 5.5 trillion yen in fresh spending measures. this is to offset the accuracy in the sales tax which is coming in in april which raises the rate effectively from 8% to 5%. it follows the unveiling of a 10.3 trillion package back in january. a number of measures will be expected as far as this package is concerned. particularly for those on the lower income as well. we will get those measures as soon as
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
that want them to collect sales taxes from you. and that means you're probably going to pay more. i'm talking about being taxed on your internet purchases. i'll put it more simply for you. cnn's business correspondent christine romans is in new york to tell us why that's more likely. >> internet shales taxes, carol. supreme court decided it would not hear a case. it was probably the last cyber monday without sales tax for millions. states want tax revenue. online retailers want tax-free shopping. brick and mortar shops want online retailers to have the same taxes. uncollected sales tax, so the states want to find ways to get that tax revenue from web retailers. the sproem court decided not to get involved in appeals from amazon and overstock.com. the court let stand a ruling from a new york court requiring that internet retailers collect sale taxes even if they have no physical present in the state. this effectively ends, carol, ends tax-free shopping online for people and gets other states thinking about how they can bring in more taxes, too, carol. >> christine, thanks. >>> seattl
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm EST
used for qualified planned rules are overly complex and understood only by a limited number of tax professionals. a small business can not apply to them without professional help. it is a small set of professionals that deal with these rules and these rules are only going to apply to businesses for a few years. for that reason, facts and circumstances -- based on who controls day-to-day business is a much more logical rule in the statute or committee reports could list characteristics of management control and taxpayers would be able to make a judgment. -- a judgment as to whether they did --what constitutes what constitutes the employer for purposes. >> thank you, ms. walker. i would like to yield to the ranking member to introduce our last member. >> it is my pleasure to -- she serves at the hub for international insurance services. she provides compliance and consulting services regarding health plans and other employee benefits. regarding health plans and other employee benefits. in insurance by business insurance and was selected as one of the 25 most influential businesswomen
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
by some now is not the time to raise taxes, yet the house budget cannot produce spending bills from the appropriations committee that can actually pass on the house floor. in some cases, they appear to not even be able to pass from subcommittee. all the while we're looking at a sea of unmet needs and face a floundering economy. there is one area that can help break the logjam, not solve all our problems, certainly, but help us significantly along the way. congress should address the critical needs of our nation's infrastructure deficit. roads, bridges, transit systems are all increasingly at risk. we are facing an inadequate state of repair, construction of new facilities are on hold and we are losing ground in meeting our own needs, let alone the challenges of global competition. yet, this challenge is an opportunity for some potential progress. we know what to do to meet this challenge. we can write a new transportation bill that will meet today's needs. it just needs more money. there is a vast coalition that supports additional resources for infrastructure. the so-called special
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
is traveling. >> enough not to pay taxes? >> no, no, i do pay taxes here. and the rates in new york with sales tax and everything and income taxes, state income taxes are roughly the same rate. so the tax equalization. i don't pay double. it gets offset. >> i don't know what that says, now we're equal to -- >> it's about 50%, basically is the marginal rate. >> you think that's fine? >> well, the british government reduced it from 50% to 45% and i thought that was wrong at the beginning of the conservative coalition because they said they were doing it to try and increase entrepreneurial activity. i think the best way to do that is a capital gains tax, not income tax. so i think that was misplaced. and i think at a time when people were worried about inequality and equality, which was high on the political agenda, i think it was the wrong thing to do. >> it brings up a lot of issues about income equality. and we know the one thing that solved income equality is growth and jobs. growth and jobs. not entitlements, not redistribution, it's growth and jobs. and some of the efforts to do it the othe
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:30am PST
taxing regime in top ten the camping and to st to the monks began to shift from a peaceful march on the council's national police headquarters on wednesday then mil calls for the king's birthday. before receiving their protests. one celebration to prove. i'm change on a separate study all the consultant for unesco thank you so much for coming in to speak to us at these protests i will tomorrow because of the king's birthday. how surprising is that. well the team to tradition the place is very important role in type and six. and up to he's very easy i e reader. monarch. and he's older and will for sure mean that the one the union or any cash and a jury knew now tomorrow the cozy with me each day. she is the eighty six beers. soo that's quite normal in tight. what after that letter friday to the city's had to study again very solemn something of the question mark he said well what he's going to happen my perception of the situation there a bit of quality of old one position on will come them. ok the cozy suffering and no real tendency to fall the situation now. and i can get to th
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 6:30am PST
's accused of being under the influence of her brother. exiled former prime minister tax and housing tax is not wealth is in bangkok and he says protesters say that ministers concessions are too little too late. in terms of the protests to say they say this was not the final payment was on the road to victory for them than us the scene seems that coming through now and just been out there there's tens and tens of thousands of people out there on today's march and they say that they don't want just the dissolution of the house they say that at the current prime minister should not be in charge of any cats a coincident that governments and eighty two elections all and they say they won a total change of the natural system. they say they want appointed people's council and the cia a complete change the system they say it's been such a corrupted launched the in and minds by the end the political juggernaut started by as the brother of the current one is that sucks in sion was back in there the other two thousands. this nowhere does the minister go from here what options does she have. she c
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 4:00am EST
. had he to raise taxes in order to cut the $11 billion deficit. raising taxes is not something that's designed to make you very popular as well as cutting government spending. i spoke with the finance minister and he's pretty b buoyant. the public outcry on that, people are pretty pleased. i did ask him, is this just kicking the can down the road. take a listen. >> we have to reduce government expenses in a way that will not hurt all the services we want to give to the government. the fight for efficiency in all the governments around the world is a hard fight. we know now things we didn't know before about how to do it because we've been doing it for quite a while. this is why things are better now. i think we're going to have a new fiscal rule which will allow us to reduce government expenses in a way that will allow us not to raise taxes. >>ing where do you see that in order not to raise taxes in 2014, 2015. >> i can tell you we're not going to hurt the budgets of education because we are an education modulated government and of course health and welfare. these are the budgets th
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 11:00am EST
. dagen: even with particularly your client base if you are with rising taxes, which looks like a certainty. >> to be honest with you, dagen, there are tax exempt invisible bonds that are out there that are investment-grade single-a rated that are yielding higher taxable junk bonds. the valuation on municcpal's are too cheap. i have been reallocating a significant portion of my cash to municipals because we have a lot of upside boom once we get the dust to settle. 13.9%. dagen: last final word, of all the fixed asset income classes you like muni is the best? >> a little bit lately with the rise in rates and where the tax bracket still pretty good value. dagen: again, the weather, that is what you are paying for. >> and a lot of missing infrastructure. dagen: thank you, please come back. i don't get to see you often enough in person. you have to come back for the new year. we both had to promise me that. now onto the nasty weather speaking of sunshine to not so much, nasty weather gripping the nation. national weather service issuing wenwinter storm and ice warnings for much the
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
we are not spending enough money on education. let's raise taxes and spend more money on education. we spend more money per student than any other country in the world. and yet we're falling further and further behind. your wife also very involved in education reform. i mean it seems so many people have taken a real interest in this over the past decade. and the numbers keep slipping. >> they keep slipping. i'll quote my wife on this. her view is having worked in charter schools and curriculum reform is that there's no silver bullet. what might work in tennessee might not work in arizona, might not work in new york. >> one size fits all does not work. >> there's not a kind of, i don't want to sound like a states rights guy but there's not a national answer to this. it is, in fact, a national security issue. it's about imperial decline. >> mike, a very interesting thing about this study, poland one of the great success stories. one of the things they did was they focused more on who went to traditional colleges and who was moved over to vo tech areas. that is one area we have to rea
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
of the people while anti tax and protesters plan the next phase of the return to topple the elected government parents and sister the current prime minister called for dialogue. all i would like to avoid academics businessmen and groups from all walks of life including political protesters to work to get there and hold a forum to express their opinions to find an answer and reform the political situation into a democratic system or taking as its leader the guard louis demonstrators see the one in block shinawatra not hinting that the plan to resume their ancient ones that came to blows at his birthday candles in all screwy and powerful and cool the skin joan hughes may have been roomies from his pace as according to to make is in south korea the country's spy agency told them that johnstone kayak vice chairman of the north's top of that utility companies seen in for a few weeks ago michael is a saying that to be uncouth close aides have been executed for corruption not to abide in his voice us opposition to china's new and defend sign above disputed islands in the east china sea bass on a vis
LINKTV
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
established a fast track law. the latest development law gives some very handsome tax relief and subsidies that can go all the way up to 50%, 55% of investment compared to the sector of the area. these are major and smaller changes that render the environment a lot friendlier and welcoming to international investors. >> he says the greek government is planning to develop a port near athens and turn it into a hub for ocean transport between europe and asia. >>> all right, that is going to wrap it up for biz tonight. let's get another check of the markets. >>> u.s. defense officials are preparing to dispatch a ship to help destroy syria's chemical weapons. they say they plan to test their system next month. officials from the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons and the united nations are overseeing the destruction of the weapons. they intend to dispose more than 1,000 tons of chemical agents by the middle of next year. they plan to transport the most hazardous substances out of the country by the end of this month to destroy them at sea. pentagon officials say two chemical p
LINKTV
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am PST
their tax money, says andro, but if they could give us work, we could earn our own money. his sister chimes in the czechs think we're lazy, that's not true. e would like to work, but how? the apartment is not just small, it's also expensive. his sister wants to move, but she says their chances of finding a new place are slim because of their name. their appearance, and their accent. this apartment belongs to another roma. he's profitting from their desperation. his sister shows us the bathroom. it's the only place we can tore anything, she says. the washing machine is also broken, she laughs. that's all the family needs. >> this is the school nearest to the roma neighborhood. miro used to go here. it's a special school. the principal has work here for over 20 years. an above average number of roma children end up here because this school is so close to their home, and because other schools don't consider the disadvantages they face in their entrance tests. but they aren't stupid. it's just that roma children receive far less support from their families. it's not easy for roma children in th
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am EST
of the tax and the former prime minister convicted of abusing his power. >> reporter: they were here occupying government house for three months and the prime minister at the time they were trying to force out was the brother in law of the leader and at the moment the protesters are staying outside the fences and the buildings are gathered by security forces. soldiers are symbolically standing in the background for now but this is a country that is seeing a lot of army interventions and politics, something that would be welcomed again by protesters who want an appointed leader to run the country but the goals are unclear and this was to be their final day it seems they are settling in for another long fight, wayne in bangkok. >> reporter: we are live from government house and scott antigovernment leaders urging followers to stand their ground, parliament has been desolved and early elections called and what more do they want? >> yeah, that is really what the protest leader has asked them to spend the night here to stand their ground and they will be staying on this ground overnight.
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
prominent taxes were slashed for the wealthiest while investments, things that made us all richer like schools and infrastructure, were allowed to wither. and for certain period of time time we could ignore this weakening economic foundation in part because more families were relying on two earners as women enter the workforce. we took on more debt financed by a juiced up housing market but when the music stopped and the crisis hit, millions of families were stripped of whatever cushion they had left. and the result is an economy that has become her family on equal and families that are more insecure. i will just give you a few statistics. since 1979 when i graduated from high school, our productivity was up to more than 90%. but the income of the typical family has increased by less than 8%. since 1979 our economy has more than doubled in size but most of that growth has been flowing to a fortunate few. the top 10% no longer takes in one third of our income. it now takes half whereas in the past the average ceo made about 20 to 30 times the income of the average worker, today's ceos n
CNBC
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am EST
at the moment. >> david cameron announcing today that he's not going to cut taxes for the middle classes. how much room, wiggle room is there going to be for the government, peter? much depends on what you think the economy is going to do this year and next ahead of the election. >> yeah. i think the likelihood is that the economy will continue to grow at a 2% to 2.5% late next year. that's decent, but it's not stellar. given all they have said about reducing the deficit over the next few years, it leaves room for cutting taxes. i think what the uk needs is a rebalancing towards investment and exports. the government realizes this and i think as a consequence it's unlikely to do things to throw additional fuel on the fire of consumption. >> do you think the government is doing enough? are you expecting any measures, say, on planning tomorrow from the troika? would that have helped? we had construction pmis this week very strong, rising like a phoenix out of the ashes. but many suppliers saying the supply side of that market is still very, very underperforming. >> yeah. i mean, when it comes t
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
, no taxes, the irs has not ruled on taxes crept, and that's an interesting point because barter and exchange is still something people like to do. melissa: for the record, we're very suspicious of that story. scott martin, thank you so much. >> see ya. melissa: $4,000 for a bottle of whiskey. people are paying for the good stuff, and this man is making a fortune. you can never have too much "money." we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ hi honey, did you get e toaster cozy? yep. got all the cozies. [ grandma ] with n fedex one rate, i could ll a box and ship it r one at rate. so i kn untilt was full. you'd be cra not to. is tt nana? [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. wow...look at you. i've always tried to give it my best shot. these days i'm living with a higher risk of stroke due to afib, a type of irregular heartbeat, not caused by a heart valve problem. at first, i took warfarin, but i wondered, "could i up my game?" my doct told me about eliquis. and three important reasons to take eliquis instead. one, in a clinical trial, eliquis was pr
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 12:00am EST
symbol? you know what else is funny? talking about amazon, no taxes, the irs has not ruled on taxes crept, and that's an interesting point because barter and exchange is still something people like to do. melissa: for the record, we're very suspicious of that story. scott mrtin, thank you so much. >> see ya. melissa: $4,000 for a bottle of whiskey. people are paying for the good stuff, and this man is making a fortune. you can never have too much "money." we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ every day we're working to be an even better company - and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. so ieserve a small business credit card with amazing rewards. with the spark cascard from capit one, i get 2% cash back on ery purchase, every day. i break my back around here. finally soone's r
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
excess taxes dairy and better but other than not there yet with a student as well the twelve you will feel the crisis in the english speaking countries. it was in kenya kenya same thing is huge on me. they've got the power to school the problems inside. that's not the case and an elephant twenty seven a m in the last position i studied in the form of weeds on the saturday there is an historical trend that the be all me in africa where a taking into account the fact that the french forces will come anyway. and that's where it must stop now because the french forces you are reducing debt. the presence in africa. why because the agreements have been changed and the french forces on want it to intervene for the savvy to tell the government it's no longer the case it was the case for the whole set but the thing that stinks going back to their tv and nobility of african armies to south african that meets her problems. it's interesting because in the french speaking region be re released in france and those countries. defence agreement so we need to feel as though the siamese should als
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
it fall short sometimes expectations of taxing its commitments to simplify customs procedures it can also add spaces they say economists. some one a tree in the us owes to the world economy. i kept going and going to study tells us more about it it's a milestone for the world trade organization. with talks turning into an extra game hundred and fifty nine members finally agreed on the first global trade deal since the wto is creation in nineteen ninety five for the first time in our history the wto has truly delivered we have achieved something very significant the owner of the world will benefit from the ekka to have delivered here today the clean and simple finds custom procedures maintains limited at the cultural subsidies and improves access for goods from the world's worst countries. over time analysts believe the deal could boost global trade by about one trillion dollars and create more than twenty million jobs mostly in developing nations. we have done here in cali is truly extraordinary. we have negotiated a package that will bring its own security to billions of goal scorers we
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 8:00pm EST
... gun control... the gap between rich and poor... job creation... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america >> michael eaves is here with sports. kind of a shake up in coaching ranks in one nba team. >> not one you would expect at this point in the season. >> the expectations were high because as a player kid was considered to have the highest basketballisbasketball iq in the nets made a change to the coaching staff today. >> it's lawrence frank who has been reassigned to a role where he will no longer attend practices or games there was reports that there was growing tension between frank and kidd. they called the move a result
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
: they want more than a new election, they want the government rid of yingluck shinawatra and any kind of tax and regime influence as they say. this is something that is right through the last two weeks and any influence that the ruling party has because of the connection to the yingluck shinawatra the prime minister in exile and they got elections to take place in the next five to six weeks the leader of the antigovernment union saying that is not enough and spoke before we came on air but will speak again on the stage behind me in the coming hours. this is a big rallying speech because this is the final day of this type, this phase if you will of this movement. it will be interesting to see how they transition after they spend the night and transition into more of a political fight and sounds like the protest leader says they have done this part of it and gone to the street and proven their point this way and getting the goal of the resignation of the prime minist minist minister yingluck shinawatra is the big question. >> reporter: since 2001 the pew thai party has won't every election an
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 7:30am PST
the end of this evil taxes. i didn't break over the striking activity should be subjected to more federal regulation what needs to happen is there needs to be more harm to those who are most vulnerable to the harms and all. here you know companies talk about conducting this in a state away. but the there is no objective answer to what this state. this is um it's it's a system that vulnerable to what was called normal accidents they can certainly something to happen go wrong with that at any time. the weather that's too frequently occurring or whether the cars involved are of greater magnitude i think reasonable people can disagree on that question. so the real question isn't whether it's a it's cool to determine whether it's safe enough. another question that people who are our most vulnerable to storms and will have to agree to stay in school in indonesia the sort of restructuring the political dialogue around us france is leading a second my age intervention in africa this year sending treat to have the competence of the central african republic there are four three thousand french troo
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
complain that we live off their tax money says on to that they would give this work week and earn our own money. in the vicinity apple was assisted chimes in on the texting for lazy but that's not true. we would like to work now. the vet the apartment is not just small it's also expensive. on drew's sister wants to move but she says their chances of finding a new place are slim because of their name their appearance and their accent. oh well. this apartment belongs to another room these profiting from their desperation. meaning that the owner's sister shows us the bathroom. it's the only place we can store anything she sets out that way. they are eleven the washing machine is also broken. that's all the family needs. yet unknown bring your mommy you know. this is the school nearest to the roman neighborhood. here are used to go here. it's a special school principal martinez said hello but has worked here for over twenty years. the evidence of an above average number of roma children and appeared because the school was so close to their homes. because of the schools don't consider the disa
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
will push a lot of this is that we're very dependent on property taxes in connecticut to support education. so beyond the education cost sharing dollars that the state distributes, everything else is basically tried to local property taxes. well, those base aren't growing anymore. so seem are actually being force -- so people are actually being forced to find ways to save money and to work together. and i think the folks that will lead this discussion are actually in the communities right now looking at how do you continue to support education when you're ground list isn't growing? it's going to drive some innovation. >> and as far as funding for education in connecticut, over say the next five years, does it look like it's going to be flat? it's going to be down? is it going to be up? >> i think that it's a little early to tell. you know, this has been the slowest recovery from a recession in the post-world war ii era. and i'm visiting you here in washington, but the folks in washington seem to put the brakes on the economy every six months or so, right? or even more often than that. so,
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm EST
and medicare. they're going to get savings better known as cuts. a that budget also included tax cut that was paid for with an asterisk, meaning the ways and means committee and appropriations committee would have to figure out how to fill the $5.7 trillion hole. arithmetic requires you to recognize you can only fill the hole by either raising taxes or additional cuts. now we know that republicans are opposed to tax increases and the only real big ticket item left that could come anywhere close to filling that hole would be social security and medicare. the only thing on the table left to pay for that the c.b.c. budget does not include an ast risk or other budget gimmicks. our budget outlines a concrete plan that makes tough choices and presents credible options to achieve our budget reduction targets. the c.b.c. budget calls for revenue enhancements totaling $2.7 trillion over the next decade. our budget outline house the house ways and means committee and the senate finance committee can reach this number by highlighting several revenue options totaling $4.2 trillion that could be
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
that the city of detroit takes in to their tax receipts and revenue, $0.40 on the dollar has to go as far as dealing with the debt that detroit has accumulated. if they did nothing that proportion would go up to $0.65 on the dollar. that is money that could not be spent on garbage collection, firefighting, and police. it's eating up a huge portion of the money that detroit wants to spend to rebuild the city. >> how could--what we are seeing and have seen in detroit, ripple out elsewhere? >> it could have an effect because there are cities that are considering a bankruptcy type of format because they are also in the red. if detroit is able to do this by cutting back on pensions that workers were promised or taking it to the unions you might see some other cities follow suit and say it worked for motown. perhaps the city of chicago, we'll talk to somebody on our show on that city. a lot of people are watching this very closely as a way to cut back on pension obligations. some are heading to federal court. >> what else are you working on? >> we have a great show. i know when you were at turn
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Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
comfortable home. and eats putar technology enterprise zone, where tax rates are low and creativity is high. >> they left sill can valley for this city famous for its steel. >> . >> there's reasons to stay. >> it is the pittsburgh miracle. it became year in the 80's, market portions working to replace the steel industry, through regulation and a partnership between government, industry, and universities the city clawed back. >> i cannot recall pittsburgh saying they want to be like somebody else. >> the history is always busiest loyal to their hometown, helped them become a leadner healthcare. >> to celebrate it, they are going to indicate the success, so much as a last of failure, pittsburgh rates 50 second out of the u.s.' 100 largest cities. based on job growth, unemployment, y.d.p. and home prices. >> such a huge disparities of wealth, that plague modern america. the try reveals failure. emotional leaders he says only a national plan to get jobs and equitable growth will do. >> 2500 homeless children in this area. you have an infant mortality right among the african-american population
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
between rich and poor... job creation... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america >>> michael eaves is here with sports. it kind of feels likely the n.f.l. playoffs have started. >> like the free playos. win the games and get into the post-season carrying the n.f.l.'s best record, the seahawks were looking to secure the nfc west division title and the first round bye. all they had to do was defend the san francisco 49ers. they won last two meetings. the seahawks lost four games to the 9ers. russell wilson would give them a 14 to 9 lead with the only touchdown pass of the game. colin kapernick threw one, an 8 yard to give the 9ers a 16-14 le
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
after taxes have been collected. as adam reiney reports, the energy bill is not going well with the public. >> protestors have come out in mexico city, just a day after the oil reform package was introduced in the senate. this oil reform is to make more modified the pemex, the state-run oil system. a sacred national resource. pemex was created in 1938, when the president nationalized the product. people marching on sunday say what they're most afraid of is give aways to private companies, to foreign companies, to u.s. based companies. in fact this oil reform package does create a system or would create a system of licenses to allow private companies to not only profit but also run some of the oil and gas fields in mexico. protestors focus their energy on the senate where the reform package was being debated. it's been surrounded by barricades and there is a heavy police presence. there's a clearly tense debate going on in mexico. it looks likely to pass later in the week but we'll see protests increase in size and volume as this goes along. >>> the merger of american airlin
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Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
of outstanding issues. we talked about unemployment insurance. we got over 50 tax extenders that will expire this year. they're important to number of important industries and costs to the economy. >> one of the big issues you talked about, extending those emergency unemployment insurance benefits. democrats are arguing about that on the house floor. republicans say these are emergency measures. democrats say that, look, economy is still in trouble. we still need to extend the emergency unemployment benefits. on january 1st, the maximum unenemployment benefit goes from 73 weeks, to a maximum of 26 weeks. house speaker john boehner says president obama has proposal to extend those benefits. back to you. adam: rich edson, thank you very much. >> factory workers and labor organizers. raising, to raise a federal minimum wage. >> few moments ago the demonstrators lift the scene. look at video. reported just a short time ago. at one point, things got very tense. some demonstrators tried to force their way into the restaurant. restaurant hired a security guard. and apparent the demonstrators decide
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Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
by market officials. the system reduces misunderstandings, but mainly it creates records for tax purposes. when an economy becomes this complex, it opens up more opportunities for the state to collect a percentage for itself. such complexity also increases the need t is the job of haaj abdelaziz sakkout. interpreter: if the brokers have a problem, they come to us. we all solve the problem. even if we fight first, we solve the problem. keach: mr. sakkout is employed by market officials. he occasionally serves as auctioneer if asked, but in the main, his job is to settle disputes. everyone in the fez tanning industry is dependent upon others. the man who dries the finished skins cannot function without those who remove the hair, or without any of the other specialists in the trade. with so many dependent upon forces outside their control, new institutions inevitably develop. in fez, every specialty within the tanning industry has its own guild or craft association. the guilds serve their members by setting standards, restricting membership and controlling prices whenever possible. but perha
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Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
the one that best represents you. we take a look at tax rates. it is congress that appears to allow a certain batch of temporary tax breaks to last at the end of 2013. ray from oklahoma city oklahoma, you are up next. are you there? good morning, you are on. i was calling about -- our man is going to make mistakes. the problem with the world, it does not have anything to do with obama. we have taken god out of everything he is doing. the next thing, minimum wage. i talked to a lot of people atut minimum wage at 7:25 -- $7.25 an hour. people say if you raise minimum wage, the influence will go up. everything else is already going up except minimum wage. years taken almost four to get it to seven dollars $.25. i am 61 years old, i am retired, and i have four kids. i have kids working for memo wage. they got student loans to pay back. journal"ll street talking about unemployment benefits in several stories, set to expire on september 28. several democrats are pushing for a vote to extend the benefits. house democrats propose renewing the program for $25 billion but have no way to offse
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Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
. and then to make it to print the building faces hefty fines on anyone paying this tax to head to the senate and the next two. says israel will suffer the consequences for measuring a senior. c'mon get this wednesday. kason of lackey said patio weapons and explosives expect place to have some estrada was killed outside his client and southern bay rates at the last few months several targets linked to a spot on which is backed by iran and unfolds in syria have the instructor didn't attend but just on the reports it was about midnight when the sun maliki has returned to his home in southern b route. he had reportedly just parked his car when he was shot dead by unidentified gunmen we went downstairs and found him in his calls kill and abuse. maybe he was trying to get alchemist on and they were watching him so this is easier to discard or facial and a hezbollah described on wiki says the high level commander who had often been targeted in the past. the lebanese shiite militant group lead the killings on its autonomy israel denied any involvement. a sunni group called the at her house soon and
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Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
on tax reform. on some form of military discretionary cuts. this 1.2 trillion is painful and stupid and they want a way out of it. there's a lot of pressure on both sides. >> i say secret negotiations, good. i say them not talking about it, better. i think encouraging this process to continue, because this is the way they have to work down there, best. i say this is the most hopeful situation i've seen down there in 2 1/2 months. >> really? >> they're doing it the right way. they might not get to where they need to get to, and that happens but they're doing it the right way. >> the range of options is out there. the possibilities of how to cut the deficit, that's all been discussed over and over ad nauseam again. if we talk about spectrum sales one more time, i think people will start passing out. it's all about the political will. is the political will there this time? >> the calculation has been the pain will inspire political will. we haven't seen this before. every time people say it's going to be fine, we're not going to have a shutdown or play chicken with the fiscal cliff and
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Dec 7, 2013 1:30pm EST
absolutely free, bona fide ordination papers. these entitle you to all sorts of discounts and tax exemptions. try cutting out a card on the following page and laminate it. let us know how it work withs out. [laughter] gone straights. demonstrations. demonstrations always will be an important form of protest. the structure can vary from arally or teach anyone to a confronting of the warriors at the pentagon. a gone straight is different from other forms of warfare because it invites people other than those planning the action via publicity to participate. be it is also basically nonviolent in nature, a complete understanding of the use of media is necessary to create the publicity necessary to get the word out. numbers of people are only one of the many factors in an effective demonstration. the timing, choice of target and tactics are equal hi important. there have been demonstrations of 400,000 that are hardly remembered and those of a few dozen that were markedly effective. often the critical element involved is the theater. those who say a demonstration should be concerned with education
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Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
's refused food since the start of the protests. >>> there's a new tax by thailand's government to diffusion tensions in bangkok. allowing protesters inside, tear gas and rubber bullets have given away to calmer demonstrations. the protest leader says the fight will continue. meanwhile, consumer confidence has been hit dropping to a two-year low because of the unrest. the national transportation safety board says the new york commuter train that derails sunday was traveling at 82 miles per hour when it entered a curve where the speed limit was just 30 miles per hour. four people were killed and more than 60 injured. the ntsb says the train's brakes were working properly but were applied just seconds before the crash. >>> and pointing and clicking is becoming the preferred way to shop. adobe says u.s. cyber monday sales topped $2 billion for the first time, up 16% to 2.9 billion. adobe tracks visits to 2,000 websites. a record 18% came from mobile devices. other trackers report even higher numbers. ibm dish analytics, sales rose and amazon sales were up 44% as of 6:00 p.m. eastern and ebay's
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Dec 6, 2013 1:00am EST
taxpayers at risk. dodd-frank prohibits the use of tax dollars to bail out any financial firm. it requires that we will and use the tools that the law provides. the largest financial companies have already submitted living wills or blueprints for how to unwind firms if they fail. regulators will require firms to rework these plans if they are not credible. if firms are not able to provide a credible plan, regulators can impose remedies, including requiring firms to divest or realign their businesses. also, realtors have made clear implement the authority which vows the federal deposit corporation to wind it down safely over time. and they are continuing to develop strategies and guidance for resolving major institutions with minimum disruption to the financial system. there is still more work to do, particularly to make sure that international rules mesh with our own since, as we know too well, financial crises do not respect national borders. while we will not know how well these tools work for certain until they are tested by a true crisis, several things are clear. dodd-frank ended too
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Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
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Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
to get people signed up. >> that's when they might face the tax penalty. california is seeing early success. can that be replicated? >> we are seeing variation amongment states. there are 36 states that rely on the federal gough for healthcare.gov. all of these states doing their own exchanges, and some states have been very smart reaching out to young people, trying different techniques. that is starting to pay dividends. i think we're going to watch closely to see which states are winners and which are losers as this rolls out. hopefully, we can do everything we can to make sure that young people in all the states see the benefits. >> thank you. >> thanks for having me. >> despite deep discounts and longer store hours, holiday sales slumped, the decline the first since 2009. spending in stores and on line fell from last year. purchases in stores fell by 9%. about 141 million americans shopped in-stores or on line in the four day span. spending on line today is expected to smash records, though. that's even though many americans will be on the job. it's cyber monday, of course. a s
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
in the sector. >> you would be wrong. look at the second big number. $900 million. that's the amount of tax dollars spent supplementing the wages of bank bank tellers. a third of bank-tellers had to rely on assistance. >> last year tellers had a median salary of $24,100. that's about $11.39 an hour. >> welcome back to al jazeera america. >>> the obama administration is looking to undo the damage to the affordable care act's image done by the problems, of course, with the problem plagued website. in a moment we'll look at what the president needs to do during his campaign to accomplish that. >> first let's look at the temperatures across the nation. metrologist nicole mitchell is here. >> we have a contrast once we get to the southern plains today - going to the 20s or 30s. houston is at 71. this is where it's really gotten brutal. single-digit temperatures. adding in the wind. feels like 30 below. this is going to be a spreading sign over the weekend. the wind chills that are really brutal out there. the cold air will settle and over the next couple of days the warmer spots in the south - i
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Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
the taxing trek on the united states. he is tweeting rosh hashanah, greetings to the jewish people. his foreign minister is extremist sophisticated and charming. they are putting forward proposals that are clearly constructed and flexible. they are serious about diplomacy. in the last rounds of negotiation, about the day was spent on just deciding when and where will the next meeting be. the iranians made suggestions such as kabul, because clearly kabul is a safe place to negotiate. [laughter] and they were playing games like this about everything. everything was a negotiation. now it takes about five minutes to decide this. the venue is already sent. it will always be geneva. the only thing is that they combine their schedule. so now there is no excuse. the iranians are really trying, that is the impression on the international scene. that has translated into a lot of countries who have agreed to these sanctions and have agreed to them very grudgingly because ultimately they don't like to be in the bad economic situation, and on top of that imposed sanctions which causes them to lose e
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